• Relaxing on yacht Mufasa
  • Danforth
  • Tubing, Lake Malawi
  • Drinks on a tropical beach, Lake Malawi
  • Romantic dinner, Danforth Lodge

Live Aboard Sailing

This tour provides water sports enthusiasts a chance of a lifetime. Think of whatever you want to do in these clear fresh waters of the lake, this tour will provide.

A chance not to be missed by those who love water.


5 nights/6 days

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Southern Malawi Sailing Safari Experience With Danforth Itinerary

Road transfer from Lilongwe to Cape Maclear. Journey takes about 3 ½ hours on good roads through scenic parts of Malawi.  Arrive at Danforth Yachting luxury lodge. Enjoy sundowners on the deck overlooking the beach, before a sumptuous dinner.
Spend the day at Danforth Yachting Lodge enjoying the variety of water sports and activities. Go scuba diving, snorkeling, waterskiing, sailing on Hobie-Cats, mountain biking, take a nature walk, swim, or just rest and relax.

Dinner and overnight at Danforth Yachting Lodge.

After breakfast, load the yacht ready for 3 nights on board.

Sail south from Cape Maclear to Monkey Bay, stopping in at Monkey Bay Harbour to see the vessels, both old and new. Sail on further south past Nkudzi Bay. Stop off for a drink at one of the local lodges.

Overnight at anchor on board the yacht “Mufasa“.

Early morning coffee and rusks followed by a refreshing swim and hot water shower on the yacht.

After breakfast, head on to Boadzulu Island for snorkeling and swimming.  Sail around the island and on to the area around Mpandi Island which is a marshy wetland.  Look out for pelicans on the lake and hippo in the swampy areas.  Spend the day enjoying beautiful scenery whilst sailing.

Have a barbeque on the back of the yacht at anchor in a secluded bay. Overnight on board the yacht “Mufasa“.

Go on shore for a walk and to stretch legs.  Cool off with a swim followed by a hearty breakfast.  Set sail again, via Chirombo Bay.

Try your hand at some fishing. Stop off for scuba diving or snorkelling at Mzinzi Bay, crystal clear waters and an abundance of brightly coloured tropical fish endemic to Lake Malawi.  Sail on past Monkey Bay and head towards the Marelli Islands.

Overnight at anchor on board the yacht.

A short sail from Marelli Islands to Senga Bay. Breakfast on board.

After breakfast, road transfer from Senga Bay to Lilongwe for onward travel plans.